STEMNET : Creative SkillSet: Visual Effects (VFX)
Creative SkillSet: Visual Effects (VFX)Wednesday 23 May, 2012
Visual Effects (VFX) is the creation of images and sequences for films, TV and
commercials that would otherwise be too difficult, expensive or impossible to create
VFX requires a specific set of skills and knowledge. A combination of maths, computing and art is essential in terms of subjects needed to be studied at school.
The UK film industry is riding high and with effects-heavy blockbusters like the Harry Potter series driving this boom, visual effects is the fastest growing component of the industry.
We need to develop the talent pipeline here in the UK so that our world-leading industry continues to grow as a centre of excellence and we need young people to have the right skills and subject
Therefore a lot of resources related to VFX have been developed for teachers to use:
- The Core Skills of VFX Handbook
- The VFX Core Skills Student Primer
- VFX Careers Videos
For more information about Creative Skillset’s work with the VFX industry, go to
download a PDF version of The Core Skills of VFX Handbook.
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